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Families Seek Compensation After 30 Dogs Die in Michigan Kennel Fire
Some dog owners are seeking compensation after 30 pets were killed during a spring break fire at a western Michigan kennel. Jennifer Nunez tells WOOD-TV that her family is heartbroken over the death of Harley, a Newfoundland that cost more …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:34 PM
Deadlines for Texas Windstorm Insurer Appraisal Demands Extended
The deadlines for a Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) claimant to demand appraisal of a claim for damages caused by Hurricane Harvey have been extended, the Texas Department of Insurance reports. An extension of 30 days has been granted for …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:28 PM
Illinois Senate Again Passes Workers’ Comp Reform Measure
The Illinois Senate has approved restrictions on insurance companies writing workers’ compensation policies. The plan that passed 34-21 on April 17 is identical to one Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed last year. The Republican has complained for years that workers’ compensation …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:04 PM
Dean & Draper Acquires Houston’s Texas Printers Insurance
Dean & Draper Insurance Agency LP has acquired Houston-based Texas Printers Insurance Agency (TPIA). TPIA specializes in risk management and property/casualty insurance. The agency also offers employee benefits for members of the printing industries of the Gulf Coast Association, as …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:59 PM
Louisiana Auditor: State Spent $5M on Sexual Harassment Lawsuits
Louisiana has spent more than $5 million on lawsuits involving sexual harassment claims since 2009, the state’s legislative auditor said in a new report released Tuesday on the eve of debate on bills targeting sexual misconduct in government. Legislative Auditor …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:53 PM
North Dakota Contractor Cited for Safety Hazards, Fined Nearly $455K
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited North Dakota excavation contractor Kamphuis Pipeline Company for exposing employees to trench cave-ins and other serious hazards while installing water metering pits and lines. The company, which …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:21 PM
Geico Must Pay $23M to Southern California Motorist
A jury has decided Geico Insurance must pay a Southern California man nearly $23 million in compensation and damages after the company unreasonably delayed paying out on a $400,000 damage claim. The injured driver, Omar Dauod, maintains the delayed payment …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:13 PM
California Wildfire Insurance Bills Moved Forward by Committee
A policy committee in California Legislature has unanimously approved a pair of wildfire-inspired bills by Assemblyman Marc Levine requiring insurance companies to notify homeowners whether their policies are sufficient to rebuild or replace their homes after a disaster. Assembly Bill …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:59 PM
Tesla Probed by California Agency on Occupational Safety
Tesla Inc. is being probed by a California agency for occupational safety after a report that the electric carmaker failed to disclose serious injuries at a Fremont factory. The state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration disclosed the inspection on Wednesday, …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:56 PM
New York City Council Passes Workplace Anti-Harassment Bills
The New York City Council has passed 11 bills designed to strengthen workplace sexual harassment protections. According to The Wall Street Journal, Democratic Council Speaker Corey Johnson says the legislation is designed to provide all New Yorkers “a safe and …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:24 PM

Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

Will GE uncover more 'skeletons'?
A battered company reports earnings on Friday. The question is whether it can restore the confidence of shareholders and employees.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 12:31 PM
Amazon and Jeff Bezos are on top of the world
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POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 1:44 PM
Crypto company's stock plunges on SEC probe
Riot Blockchain, a company that only recently was known as Bioptix and made hormones for farm animals, said the SEC is investigating it. Riot Blockchain is the latest of many firms trying to latch on to bitcoin and cryptocurrency mania.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:38 PM
Karl Marx ?0 bills are red hot
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POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 12:45 PM
Men say they were arrested within minutes after arriving at Starbucks
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POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 9:58 AM
Fed official: It's too early to ease post-crisis rules on US banks
A top Federal Reserve official warned Thursday it's "too early" to ease postcrisis rules on the nation's banks at a time of growing risk in the financial system..

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 1:49 PM
The next mega merger could be a $60 billion drug deal
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POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 12:54 PM
China is holding up a $44 billion US tech deal
Beijing says Qualcomm's purchase of NXP could give it unfair advantage over rival computer chip makers.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 11:02 AM
Most investors think 2018 is the peak year for stocks
Fifty-eight percent of global money managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch think the stock market has already peaked or will later this year.

POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 1:57 PM
When student loan forgiveness plans might not be worth it
A plan that lowers your student loan payments and offers some forgiveness isn't always the best choice.

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 11:30 AM

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